Happy Valentine’s Day from a Gorilla Family

A dear friend shared this quote and video with me this morning. Because it’s Valentine’s Day and it’s Thursday, I thought it would be nicer to share something that’ll make your heart smile instead of some sappy love song. Enjoy. “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” Albert Einstein [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=1eXS0o6r-Wk]

On the Perfect Cupcake

My post from Saturday was sad. Since, I’ve moved on with a new normal that feels painfully balanced, but balanced nonetheless. In other words, I’m getting used to missing my little friend, Neko. Life goes on as they say. I’m going onward. So how do I follow up from Saturday’s post? With cupcakes. They are the consummate dessert. However, … [Read more…]

Saying Goodbye to a Friend

We called him Neko. He was a siamese cat with the heart of a lion. He loved to be cuddled no matter how he compromised his catly dignity. But that’s the thing. He wasn’t just a cat as some might say. He was a friend. Companion. He snuggled with me when I was sick or … [Read more…]